The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 10, 1942 Page: 2 of 8
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THE SHAMROCK TEXAN, Shamrock, Texas
Thursday, December 10. 1945
THE SHAMROCK TEXAN
Published Every THURSDAY by Albert
Ctooper, Ted Rogers and Arval Montgom-
ery, 407 N. Main St.
Albert Cooper ------------------ Publisher
Arval Montgomery ______________ Editor
Ted Rogers ____________ Mechanical Supt.
Entered at the post office of Shnmrock,
Texas, as second-class matter under Act
of March 3. 1879.
(In Wheeler and adjoining counties;
I Year ______u_______________________12.00
€ Months ____________________________1.25
8 Months____________________ .n
(Outside Shamrock Territory)
• Months _________________________1.50
I Months---------------------- .88
non-school hours to rationing, reg- , \ Letter From Home
istration, and similar activities.
This is the equivalent of 40 hours
of work per teacher.
In the school year, 1941-42 the,
public schools of the country were
directly responsible for .the sale of
$81,000,000 of war stamps and war
bonds. Public elementary and sec-
ondary’ schools, in 1941-42, collected
162,000 tons of waste paper. In the
same year, the schools sponsored
and directed the planting of 168,800
acres in victory gardens.
To Boys In The Service
(Editor’s Note—To men in the service a letter from home is worth far more than
its weight in gold. If you have a son, husband, or friend in the service, clip this
“letter from home,” and Include this along with your personal letter.)
NOTICE TO PUBLIC
Any erroneous reflection upon the char-
acter, standing or reputation of any per-
aon, firm or corporation, which may ap-
pear in the columns of this paper will be
gladly corrected upon due notice being
given to the editor personally at the office
at 407 North Main St., Shamrock, Texaa.
The Time To:
TEXAS SCHOOLS IN
During the last school year, ac-
cording to figures compiled by the
State Department of Education, the
public schools of Texas have con-
tributed to the war effort as follows:
They have conducted 967 white and
147 negro homemaking and wartime
projects, in which have been en-
rolled 65,000 school youth; 10,000
out-of-school youths; 2,000 adults
These projects have included courses
in nutrition, home nursing, care of
children, first aid, etc.
In the shops of > Texas schools,
auto-mechanlcs, sheet metal work,
wood work and electrical work have
“been taught In 597 centers in 187
counties to 37,000 enrolees. 2600
courses were offered. Trades and In-
dustries have been offered in 63
towns. In 19 of the6e the work was
on a 24-hour schedule. 40,000 were
enrolled in pre-employment courses
and a larger number in refresher
Five hundred and fifteen centers
enrolling 6,000 out-of-school youth
have been maintained, while 13,000
young people enrolled In NYA
courses; 2,000 model air planes were,
made by school children. 2,000 in-
school and 6,000 out-of-school first-
aid classes,were conducted.
The following facts give a general
Idea of educattpn's it^ winning
(he war, though th?j^*do not tell
the whole story: At the. close of
schools in the spring of 1942, school
shops of the country had trained
3.000. 000 workers for war industries.
American‘teachers had contributed
20.000. 000 school hours and 18.000.000
To the Boys in Service:
Each of you should be here, and see just how we are
getting along on four gallons of gasoline each week, but
to now it has not affected many of us for nearly everyone
had every available pot, pan, jug, bottle and can filled and
we have all been using o*it of these containers. About the
best one that I have heard on hoarding gasoline, was some
fellow complaining to his wife about the coffee rationing
and she told him that he need not worry 'about that until
he used the gasoline that he stored in the perculator. „And
you should have seen the scramble at the rationing office
___for more gasoline, and I did not know before that we had
. , so many business men who are raising hogs and cattle. If i
planned orchard so" that plenty"* ith<*? “. mUcb P°rk and bfef. Prod“ced ^ the farmers
home grown fruits will be avaiia- aa the business men are producing, there will never be a
bie a few years from now. ! shortage on these. Speaking of beef, O. B. Harvey brought
2. watch carefully for ergot pois- me in some of the nicest steaks, this last week, that you
oning in livestock herds and remedy ever saw. They were surely good.
I had a mighty nice letter from Fred Page this week
and he says that one of the pieces of mail to receive is
the home town paper, that all boys sure look forward to
receiving them and that they surely give them a good going
over when they arrive.
Also had a letter from Everett Pool and from what he !
writes me, there must sure be a lot of men in the Navy i
5. Check the cattle watering places San Diego, Calif. Said they cooked 37 tons of turkey
to make certain that the water isjon Thanksgiving and I did not know before that they were
n°6 Watch ° for battle "grubs and ever cooked by the ton—the only way that we ever had one
treat ® ,was by the head and I just wonder where they ever managed
7. Oil the traps and get ready for! to get that many turkeys together. Just reading the menu
some real furs this season. that he sent me, 1 reany got hungry just looking at the
8. Find a Christmas tree that is ; nice things that they had.
suitable for the family. Had a letter and Christmas greeting from Bobby Roach
9. Flan now to break up the and he is doing fine, and among the many things that he
garden so that some of the insect sajcj was that you could take the boy out of Texas but that
pests will be destroyed by nature. you COuld never get Texas out of the boy. Saifl that of all
10. aa ® a 0 °w the places he had been that the Panhandle was tops to him
Zllefoft" wtater afd £ efr- and that he would be glad when he could return Said he
tain that amount is on hand. had been promised a furlough this month and just as soon
11. check up on protection for as it was received that he would be heading toward Sham-
stock during snowstorms and be rock.
certan that feeding and watering Just as I started to write this, in came Wallace Fields
arrangements have been made. and we had quite a chat and I was sure glad to see him.
12. Check the water in all farm jje sure j00k swell and says that he is feeling fine and I
engine radiators and if enough an- promisecJ him that I was going to steal the coat that he
ti-freezr. is not available drain them _____ _______■ __j i_ _ • , ,1., .. ____ ....,
the cause by destroying ergot In-
fested grasses or hay.
3. Follow recommended practices
in curing that delicious bacon, ham,
and other pork products.
4. Plan now to have a real surprise
for the kiddles at Christmas time
by making some wooden toys.
WAR. Ganges a famous slogan
ti-freeze is not available drain them wag wearjng. anc] he said that if some clothes did not Come
Tor the farm housewife tot in P^tty soon that he was going to be forced to don some
1 Plan now to attend the school civilian clothes, and if I could catch him in them, I would
Christmas program and contribute 1 not have any trouble at all getting the coat, and while he
ALKA - SELTZER
_______ R offers
fast relief for Headache,
Simple Neuralgia, “Mttrn-
inir A ftur" Pnlrl TliairMO
your part of time and effort in was in here someone came in and wanted a tire and he told
making it a success. them just how they could get it. Suggested to them that
2. Remember that the farm house- they take an ax handle and give me a working over and
wife is the chief morale builder in then the tire would come easy.
the home. Plan some wintry evening Gail Young came in to see me this past week and he
games if the weather has prevented ig ag ag an ox> an(j j told him that if the rest of his
Get" down the old Christmas crew fas « lal”geas he that it would take a pretty good
decorations and help the children slze P>ane to/et tbem ®ff the ground. ,
string them around early. Nothing if any of you poys are figuring on coming home Christ-
like a little chflstnms before the mas and intend to go hunting during you#* stay here, you
actual day to excite the children had bring one of Uncle Sam’s rifles or shot guns with you
and make, life happy. and bring your ammunition for there just isn’t any more
4. Whip up some popcorn balls for here,
the family some evening when the
FOR THE DURATION, a famous and
friendly slogan goes into retirement.
With gasoline being rationed to
lengthen the calendar life of your tires
and thus conserve the Nation’s war-
time stock-pile of rubber, we no longer
invite you to Phill-up with Phillips.
research workers and many thousands
of production employees are speeding
up their good work for victory. With t‘
Phillips vast resources of raw materials,1'
their efforts have made the company
But you are still as welcome as ever
> at any Phillips 66 Service Station. The
™-!"!ps man is anxious to ge‘ "
your business, even though ’
Phillips man is anxious to get and hold
your business, even though your gaso-
line purchases are greatly reduced.
If anything, he is more anxious than
ever to give you those pleasant, friendly
services which make your car and your
tires last longer and go farther. That is
forces; have made the company an im-
portant participant in the U. S. syn-T
thetic rubber program.
Remember these facts, and drive in
where you see the Orange and Black 66
Shield. That’s where you get Phillips 66
Poly Gas and Phillips 66 Motor OU ...
two famous products which are every- ^
thing you can expect in times like these,
when the needs of Uncle Sam’s fighting
forces naturally come first.
In the meantime, hundreds of Phillips
P.8. In pine* of our ilogan at tha bottom of
this advortisomont, wo have placad a slogan
that la vours. ours, and avarv American's.
that Is yours, ours, and avery American’s.
FOR VICTORY...Buy U.S. War Savings Bonds and Stamps
tQlll.MIMIIIIMIMUIIIIM.I,.......... HI,III,>, 1 >11 ,>>«,<■ I>l,l"
The Three Leaf Home Demon-
stration club met with Mrs. S. P.
Beasley in an all-day meeting De-
Brown, R. T. Hill, John Grogan,
Glenn Cantrell, G. H. Burkhalter,
O. T. Glasscock, and Fan Partridge.
Guests of the club at the noon
hour were O. T. Glasscock, G. H.
Burkhalter, Fan Partridge, Joyce
Edwin, Richard and Billie Beasley
and James Glasscock.
(Jet your daily quota or
Vitamins A and D and IT-
Complex by taking ONE-
a tasty one for the holiday season.
8. Postal authorities advise mail-
ing Christmas packages early, even
garden for next spring. It isn’t so
far off that seed should not be or-
family. There Is a real joy in shar-
ing what you have with others,
By Jocie Bentley
, , , . .. . . Billy Hise is home now but I have not run into him
wind is whistling around the house. yet Am g0jng down one evening and spend a few off hand
■nte best time to live Is today. jiefJ with him.
dreadful stories about how Santa I. S- Tom Clay came in this week and was compliment-
ciaus will not visit them if they do i inS me oa something, and, of course, I appreciated it very
not walk a chalk line, a bette* way much. I know Irene pretty well, and about the only reason
would be to encourage them to : she said all of the nice things about me was that she thought
think of Christmas and all that it ■ I might mention her name in the paper.
means. We sure had a big snow Sunday and there is a lot
6. Plan to read Charles Dickon's j I could say about it but I almost know that The Texan will
■’Christmas Carol” to the entire have a big write up about it and if I told you the truth about — - —» ...... h.™.h
to papers foTThe radi^pre^nte- ! it',it WOuld not Jibe with wbat they will write and this would ™de to meet each third Friday at
Uon Of the same ston only start an argument between us. the I. o. o. F. hall and have the
7. If VOU haven’t already made a Write home often, attend the church of your choice each monthb’ ®“‘d^“eetinB in
fruit cake, there- is still time to make week and keep smiling, the homes each first Friday.
v ' . Those attending the meeting were
friend, Mesdames A. J. Laycock,- Wood
Having a good aim in life is all
cember 4, for their Christmas pro- | rfght, but you must know when to
£ram- j pull the trigger to get the best re-
Christmas decorations were at- suits,
tractively arranged around the fire ' -o-
place and a holiday theme was car-
ried out in the table appointments.
A turkey dinner was enjoyed by
the group at the noon hour. After
noon the meeting was called to or-
der by the president, Mrs. John
Glasscock, for a business session.
The membeirs of the club sang
“God Bless America” and the club
prayer was repeated in unison. An-
nual reports were given and plans
Definition of a budget; Telling
your money where to go, instead of
wondering where it went.
Relief At Last
For Your Cough
Creomulsion relieves promptly m-
cause it goes right to the seat of the
trouble to help loosen and expel
germ laden phlegm, and aid nature
to soothe and heap raw, tender, In-
flamed bronchial mucous mem-
branes. Tell your druggist to sell ynu
a bottle of Creomulsion with the \li-
derstaading you must like the way It
quickly allays the cough or you are
to have your money back.
for Coughs, Chest Colds. Bronchi^
Baxter, John Glasscock, Laura
srsir,:rr»•» ™ »’•»*’*
9. Begin to help plan the family
Linuel Petty and Duane George
spent Sunday afternoon in the
George W. Cordell home.
. . , Miss Maggie Nell Bentley re-
«f ,a C"aS b“k„et turned to Amarillo Saturday after
«***>« the week with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Connel spent
Sunday afternoon with Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Bentley.
Mr. and Mrs. Ovid Phillips are
moving to Gladewater, where he will aunt, Mrs. Grady Young.
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Bogle were
the Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Phillip Bentley.
Miss Jocie Bentley spent Sunday I
afternoon and Sunday night with j
Misses Beatrice, Bernice and Min-
nie Lee Green.
The skating night has been j
changed from Thursday night to I
Miss Novelle Whitner spent the
Week-end in Shamrock with her i
&u#> 3fc a/Jac£ /
DID NOT ORIGINATE
PROOF OF LAST WEEK'S AD
Exercising The Body Does Not
Rest The Mind
When the body gets tired, the
mind does not rest. To exercise af-
ter hours of mental labor is simply
to add one fatigue to another. Phys-
ical labor is not a restorative after
mental fatigue. 1.—“How to Form
a Mind”—Dr. Toulouse, A French
physician. 2—Sir James Crichton
Browne, M. D„ F. R. S., speaking
at a meeting of the British Child-
Study Society, London, Oct. 29, 1909.
(PROOF NEXT THURSDAY)
Exercise good judgment—insure all
your possessions, your home, your
business, yourself. It will enable you
to rest secure in the knowledge that
you will not be asked to face heavy
Get oul the clothes you
will need for the Holi-
days and send them to
It is impossible for us
to give as prompt service
as we would like. Help
us help you by sending
your clothes to us as ear-
ly as possible before you
will need them.
Superior Dry Cleaners
j Phone 343 Next Door to City HaU
BIT MAYFIELD. Prop.
AND MIL TMVEL
TNDER ordinary circumstances, Burlington
Lines would view the curtailment of inter-
city motoring necessitated by gasoline rationing
as an opportunity to demonstrate to many con-
firmed motorists the speed, comfort and conven-
ience of railroad travel.
Unfortunately, we may be prevented from
doing this in full measure because:
| A large part of our power and
* "passenger equipment is assigned
to the all-important job of transporting
the armed forces.
n It is not possible at this time to
“"build or buy new passenger
n Largely due to the foregoing, the
* " Office of Defense Transportation
has "frozen" the number of passenger
trains which may be operated.
Nevertheless, Burlington Lines will devote
every effort and resource toward’providing the
best possible passenger service "for the dura-
tion" for all patrons—both old and new—resid-
ing along its 11,000 miles of railroad in thirteen
Most effective use can be made of available
trains and schedules if Dassengers will —
★ Travel during mid-week, whenever possible.
dr Purchase tickets and make Pullir.cn reservations
reasonably in advance.
★ Travel with no more baggage than necessary.
★ Consult local agent when planning trips.
Burlington Lines are grateful tot past patron-
age. appreciate present patronage, and strive
‘c warrant future patronage.
FORT WORTH & OENVER CITY RY.
Wichita Valley Ry.
T. H. SONNENBURG, Agent
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Montgomery, Arval. The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 10, 1942, newspaper, December 10, 1942; Shamrock, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth528528/m1/2/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shamrock Public Library.